Painted in lavish tones of seductive pinks, deep crimson and scarlet reds, Rufino Tamayo's Sandías y naranja, 1957, stands a radiant symbol of Mexican identity and vibrant example of Mexican Modernism. Previously in the collection of American film legend Audrey Hepburn, this iconic still life leads Sotheby's Latin America: Modern Art auction on 22 November in New York.
Led by a powerhouse of Mexican artists, the Latin American: Modern Art sale will include Sandias y naranja, a vibrant still-life by Rufino Tamayo, a seminal Cubist landscape by Diego Rivera, and a charming early portrait by Frida Kahlo. Immediately following this session, Latin America: Contemporary Art will offer outstanding works by leading Kinetic artists including: Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez and more. Click ahead to see some of the highlights of the two-part sale. LAUNCH SLIDESHOW
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